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Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Roman Fursenko
Optimization of Collecting an Order Processes at Distribution Warehouses
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
(Bachelor’s programme)
Warehouses, as a function of stock accumulation and sales continuity, play a critical role in optimizing the entire supply chain and reducing logistics costs. The main performance indicator of distribution centers can be considered as POF (Perfect Order Fulfillment), showing how quickly and accurately orders can be processed in the warehouse.

In view of the urgency of the problem of optimization of warehouse processes, the purpose of this final qualifying work: to develop a strategy for the warehouse units placement in distribution warehouses based on the consideration of the main models and methods, as well as modern developments in the field of optimization of cargo placement at warehouse facilities.

The object of study can be defined as a distribution warehouse. The subject of research in this case is the development of a strategy for the optimal placement of warehouse cargo units to speed up the process of picking orders.

The first Chapter provides the theoretical basis of the organization of technological processes in warehouses, as well as the theoretical aspects of the placement of goods in the warehouse.

The second Chapter includes an overview of the latest technologies used in warehousing logistics to improve the efficiency of warehouses. Also details about the automated storage systems.

An important part of the second Chapter is the disclosure of the role of modern information technologies in warehousing logistics, namely the analysis of big data in companies.

The third Chapter of the final qualifying work contains examples of the author's application of the described methods on the real data of the company Ltd. "Shlif. Materials " to optimize the placement of commodity items. In addition, along the way, the problem of irrational organization of the current storage system is solved.

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